December 2018 Archives

December 11, 2018

This year’s DAR Museum Christmas exhibit is centered on your favorite Christmas songs. “Songs of Christmas Past” pairs eight popular carols with a period room from the same decade that gave birth to the song. It examines the link between the two: what does the song tell us about how Christmas... Read More

December 6, 2018

The official DAR Continental Congress hotel, the Grand Hyatt Washington, has officially updated their online reservation system. We appreciate everyone’s patience, as this upgrade delayed the date the DAR was able to open the reservation process at the Grand Hyatt for 128th Continental Congress reservations. The general attendee block of rooms for Congress is set to open next week: ... Read More

December 5, 2018

I am so disappointed that we have had to cancel this evening’s DAR Christmas Open House. The Executive Officers and I were looking forward to welcoming all of you to our beautiful DAR Headquarters to celebrate the holiday season. Since today was declared a National Day of Mourning/Federal Holiday in honor of the passing of the 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush, we thought... Read More

December 4, 2018

With the threat of rain and wind on the east coast, I was surprised to see clear skies and a blue ocean as the plane descended to Providence, Rhode Island for my visit to this beautiful state. I was struck by its vast 400 miles of coastline as we descended along the Narragansett Bay. However, the clear weather did not last long as the next morning ushered in a “Nor’easter.” According to the... Read More

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